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Chapter 3

The CYP1A Subfamily

The CYP1A subfamily comprises 2 members, i.e. CYP1A1 and CYP1A2, which are inducible by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons [PAHs, e.g., 3-methylcholanthrene (MC), benzo[a]pyrene (BP)], β-naphthoflavone (BNF) and other compounds. The CYP1A1 and 1A2 enzymes pl...

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Print publication date
27 Jun 2008
Copyright year
2008
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-274-6
PDF eISBN
978-1-84755-842-8
From the book series:
Issues in Toxicology